Episode 21: Play Misty for Me (1971) and Fatal Attraction (1987)

We’re dead set on these two films … Clint Eastwood’s directorial debut Play Misty for Me and Adrian Lyne’s bunny boiler Fatal Attraction.

Show Notes

Time Stamps:

Updates and Horror News – 1:34 – 4:31

Play Misty For Me discussion (pre-spoilers) – 6:11 – 12:54

Play Misty For Me discussion (post-spoilers) – 16:16 – 39:02

Fatal Attraction discussion (pre-spoilers) – 40:25 – 49:29

Fatal Attraction discussion (post-spoilers) – 52:16 – 1:26:01

What We’ve Been Up To – 1:26:40 – 1:33:46

Women in Horror Month – 1:33:47 – 1:36:36

Songs about Obsessive Love/Stalking – 1:36:37 – 1:39:34

Next Episode’s Movie – 1:39:35 – 1:41:28

Clip: “Sam Argues With Jonah” from Sleepless in Seattle.

Updates & Horror News:

Play Misty For Me

Play Misty for Me (1971)

Directed by Clint Eastwood

Starring Jessica Walter and Clint Eastwood

A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture, triggering the fan’s jealousy and mental illness.

  • Original trailer
  • Roger Ebert’s 4-star review for Play Misty For Me, written in 1971
  • Jean Shepard interview about his own experience with an obsessed fan.

Clip: “#26: Play Misty For Me” from “Bravo’s 30 Even Scarier Movie Moments”

Polish poster for Fatal Attraction

Polish poster for Fatal Attraction

Fatal Attraction (1987)

Directed by Adrian Lyne

Starring Glenn Close Michael Douglas

A married man’s one night stand comes back to haunt him when his lover begins to stalk him and his family.

Clip: “#59: Fatal Attraction” from “Bravo’s Scariest Movie Moments”

Clip: “Zorak, play Misty for me” from “Space Ghost Coast to Coast” Episode 17 Jerk

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